PCOI Probing Easter Attacks Orders Police To Initiate Legal Action Against ACJU Acting Secretary

September 11, 2020

The Presidential Commission of Inquiry probing Easter Sunday attacks ordered its Police unit to initate legal action against an Acting Secretary of the All Ceylon Jamiyyathul Ulama (ACJU) for recording the evidence given by Galabodaaththe Gnanasara Thera before the Commission.

The Thera was summoned to the Commission yesterday to record a statetement about the Easter Sunday attacks.

It came to the attention of officials at the commission that the ACJU Secretary was recording Gnanasara Thera's evidence with his mobile phone.

The use of mobile phones and recording the proceedings of the commission are strictly banned.

The Police took prompt measures to move him out of the commission premises and brought the matter to the attention of the members of the PCOI.

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